Keval Kaur Khalsa is a Kundalini Yoga Lead Teacher Trainer, North Carolina Regional Coordinator for Y.O.G.A. for Youth, and a Professor of the Practice of Dance & Theater Studies at Duke University. Keval Kaur is the co-founder of the Y.O.G.A. for Youth Satellite in North Carolina. For nine years, Y.O.G.A. for Youth NC has hosted an annual Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher Training, and currently runs programming in three counties. She loves connecting with young people from all walks of life through her teaching with both Y.O.G.A. for Youth and at Duke University. Keval Kaur has been teaching Kundalini Yoga & Meditation for the past 15 years in locations as far-ranging as Michigan, North Carolina, Brazil, and Togo. She has trained Kundalini Yoga teachers in North Carolina, Tennessee, California, Michigan, and Accra (Ghana). At Duke University, she directed the Dance Program for seven years, teaches courses in dance, Kundalini Yoga & Sikh Dharma, and activist theater, and is currently conducting a multi-year yoga research study supported by Duke’s Bass Connections Initiative.
Keval Kaur Khalsa, Mshinda Middleton-Brown, Kenneth Strickland – Establishing a Yoga Program in a Title I School: Lessons from the Field
10:00-11:15 EDT Sun Apr 18 The non-profit Y.O.G.A. for Youth is collaborating with R.N. Harris Elementary School, a Title I school in Durham, North Carolina, to integrate yoga into the school curriculum. School and program staff will share the school’s rationale for embracing yoga, a brief synopsis of Y.O.G.A. for Youth’s 20+ year history, and […]